Friday, July 22, 2016

Insulated Water Bottles Recalled Due to Lead Issues

LL Bean is recalling kid's water bottles because the bottle base has high levels of lead that may result in lead contamination of liquids stored in those water bottles.

US Consumer Product Safety Commission
GSI Outdoors Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Violation of Lead Standard; Sold Exclusively at L.L.Bean

Recall date: July 19, 2016
Recall number: 16-227

Recall Summary
Name of product: Kids’ insulated water bottles

The lead solder at the exterior base of the bottle contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
Remedy:  Do not sue bottle, contact company for refund  Refund
Consumer Contact:  L.L.Bean at 800-555-9717 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET daily or online at and click on “Recall & Safety Info” for more information. Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details
Units  About 6,700

This recall involves five styles of kids’ insulated water bottles with printed graphics. The bottles are 13.5 ounces capacity with the following color prints: Dino Bones, Flower Power, Orange Grid camo, Purple Tie Dye Butterfly and Robo Shark. The item identification number 297684 is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the bottle. Also printed on the sticker are “PO#844” and “BB2D2-LLB-R45-0413.”
Incidents/Injuries  None reported
Remedy  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and contact L.L.Bean for a full refund.
Sold exclusively at

L.L.Bean retail stores, online at and in L.L.Bean catalogues from July 2015 through May 2016 for about $20

GSI Outdoors, Inc., of Spokane, Wash.

GSI Outdoors, Inc., of Spokane, Wash.
Manufactured in


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